Nalikhyn khural

Read in Mongolian

Name(s) of Temple :
Nalikhyn khural,

Rinchen Number :

Rinchen Name :
Nalikhyn khiid

Type of Temple :
Monastic City

Aimag Temple located in :

Sum Temple located in :
Bayn Ovoo sym

Old Aimag Name :
Tusheet Khan

Old Sum Name :
Tushee gunii khoshuu

Description of location :
The site is located 56Km to the north-west of the sum centre and hills lie along the back and the front of it. Khukh ovoo and Bayan-Ovoo mountain are on the south west of the site.

GPS readings :
North 43° 12’  East 105°  34’

Estimated site dimensions (metres) :
Side1: 250 Side2: 250 Side3: 250 Side4: 250 Side5: Side6:

Revived temple on site :

Status of site at time of survey :
There were a couple of temples on the site along with a treasure building and kitchen facilities are on the right side of the temples. About 30 monks storage and residence facilities lie on both sides of the temples. The temples were built with raw and blue bricks. Bayan-Ovoo sum centre was located here so the site is covered with rubbish.

Old monastery/temple revived:

Үүсгэн байгуулагч хүний нэр болон цол хэргэм (мэдэгдэж байвал):

Date of Reviving:

Monks in Old Temple :
30-50 monks
30-50 monks

Notes :
Nalikhyn khural had 2 or 3 temples and the gesgui (disciplinarian)of the monastery was Jambal lovon. 30-40 monks were permanantly in residence and during the seasonal chantings the number reached 45-50. The main deities were Namsrai (Vaishravana)and Jamsran (Begtse). This info was given to us by O.Gembel from Tsogtsetsii sum.

Form Number :
ӨГБО 038

Survey Team :
Team E

Газрын зураг / Map

Site Plan

Site plan drawn by surveyors